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Earlier today we covered Weekend Corona Culture (scroll down just a bit to find it). Now, how about some more useful information.
The best things to do in NYC this weekend
“The best things to do in NYC this weekend includes the Bronx Zoo Holiday Light Show, Luminocity, holiday markets and more
“Looking for the best things to do in NYC this Thanksgiving weekend? Whether you’re spontaneous, searching for things to do in NYC today, or love to plan ahead, you can have a fun weekend by heading out to the Bronx Zoo Holiday Light Show, watching Nutcracker Rouge burlesque, shopping at a number of holiday markets for Black Friday and more. Whatever you do, get out there and make it a fall weekend to remember.” (TONY)
Radio City’s ‘Christmas Spectacular’ to air special performance on NBC next week – amNY
“A beloved holiday tradition in New York City is airing a special next week.
NBC and the Radio City Rockettes announced that they will be spreading holiday cheer with the “Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – At Home Holiday Special,” which is set to air at 10 p.m. on Dec. 2. Hosted by NBC News’ “TODAY” co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb, the special will air right after the telecast of NBC’s “Christmas in Rockefeller Center.”================================================================================
NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: November 27 – December 3
Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s top events include Making the Met, NYBG Glow, Alvin Ailey’s Virtual Winter Season and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Friday and follow @NYC_ARTS on Instagram or @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.
We Fight to Build A Free World: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz
The Jewish Museum
Manhattan / Thu, Oct 01, 2020 – Sun, Jan 24, 2021
The Jewish Museum presents “We Fight to Build a Free World: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz” upon reopening to the public on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Originally scheduled to open in March 2020, “We Fight to Build a Free World” is an exhibition curated by Jonathan Horowitz, a New York-based artist who for three decades has made work that engages critically with politics and culture. Under his direction, the exhibition looks at how artists have …
Alvin Ailey Virtual Winter Season
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Manhattan / Wed, Dec 02, 2020 – Thu, Dec 31, 2020
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as “a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,” is known for uplifting and uniting audiences across the globe with messages of hope as it will this holiday season with a free virtual season from December 2 – December 31, 2020 celebrating six decades of Revelations. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Ailey’s extraordinary dancers elevate a legacy of innovation and excellence in artistry with a reimagined …
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx / Fri, Nov 27, 2020 – Sat, Jan 09, 2021
“NYBG GLOW,” an all-new nighttime outdoor experience, illuminates the landmark landscape and Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) on 14 select evenings this holiday season, beginning Friday, November 27, 2020. With lots of room to spread out, visitors can explore a glowing world of color and light featuring the Haupt Conservatory as the centerpiece–its iconic exterior a glittering canvas. Washes of brilliant colors, thousands of dazzling, energy-efficient LED lights, and picture-perfect …
Making the Met, 1870–2020
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Manhattan / Sat, Aug 29, 2020 – Sun, Jan 03, 2021
The signature exhibition of The Met’s 150th-anniversary year takes visitors on an immersive, thought-provoking journey through the history of one of the world’s preeminent cultural institutions. “Making The Met, 1870–2020” features more than 250 superlative works of art of nearly every type, from visitor favorites to fragile treasures that can only be displayed from time to time. Organized around transformational moments in the evolution of the Museum’s collection, buildings, and ambitions, the exhibition reveals the visionary …
Holiday Express: Toys and Trains from the Jerni Collection 2020
New-York Historical Society
Manhattan / Fri, Nov 27, 2020 – Sun, Feb 21, 2021
A magical wonderland awaits visitors with the return of this holiday tradition. Featuring toy trains, figurines, and miniature models from the renowned Jerni Collection, Holiday Express transports young and old alike to a bygone era. The installation includes a variety of toy train stations dating from the turn of the 19th century to the WWII era, showcasing the evolving designs of American and European toymakers. New to the display this year are Marklin’s Onion Dome Station and Grand